• Multilevel Classes in English/Math/Electives.

  • Opportunities for rapid advancement in academic subjects.

  • Stimulating experiences for middle school students who have a variety of classes and teachers including required and elective classes such as foreign language, music, drill team, gymnastics, painting, sculpture, drama and Gilbert & Sullivan.

  • Social interaction with varying grade and age groups resulting in accelerated social awareness.

  • Early exposure (during middle school grades) to career and post-secondary opportunities (colleges, testing programs, test taking skills, early opportunities for PSAT).

  • Opportunities for leadership responsibilities through student government and other school planned activities.

  • Senior high intramural and interscholastic athletic competition in basketball, golf, volleyball, softball, baseball, tennis, soccer, and cross-country.

  • Interaction with students from different ethnic backgrounds from more than 121 middle and senior high schools throughout the district.

  • Parent Interaction Programs:

  • College incentive and orientation meetings

  • Financial aid, financial planning, test preparation,.

  • Parent Counseling workshops. Program for Gifted/Talented Students:

  • Poet in residence

  • Special counseling for the gifted

  • Field Trips (Museums, Junior State, Yosemite Science Trip, college tours)

  • Conservatory for Performing Arts (Saturday Program)

  • Advanced placement (college level) classes for senior high students.

  • Extra Enrichment Classes

  • Seventh period and after school classes in Career Guidance, Environmental Science, Advanced Team sports, Jazz and Folk Dance, College/S.A.T. Prep., Cultural Awareness, Debate and speech, Academic Decathlon, Play Production, Computers. Active Parent Advisory Council And "Friends of LACES" Shared Decision Making Council School Guidance Team:

  • Team approach to problem solving student needs.

  • Recommendations for parent/teacher follow up. Tutoring Programs Available:

  • After school (all subjects)

  • S.A.T. (Math/English Preparation)





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